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  • hello ;-) im printing all my drones with very good results ;-) im using my printers DS EVIL FORGE ;-) for more infos watch drone solution LTD on facebook ;-)

    if some one will need help with printing or some around , feel free to ask ;-)

  • There is 3d software like blender and onshape that is easy to use so you can easily put your ideas to a .igs file. Almost any library has a 3d printer and will print out your files for an small fee $5 for a decent size part. Some even let you use the machine if you bring your own filament. 

  • I've had good luck with MakeXYZ.com. Sort of like 3d hubs but better in my opinion.
  • Hi Bill,

    Sorry for the late reply, but I'd like to add to Andrew's comment. I too had a good experience with 3D hubs. I printed a customized cam holder with bearings and all. You only need to provide the STL file. Warning: 3D hubs will "optimize" the fill rate of your model. It tends to make it lighter, but might compromise structural strength. I don't know if there's any setting for this.

    Hope this help. Cheers, 

  • Hi Bill my email is aneushul@submerse.com. I'm located is Santa Barbara CA
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    @andrew , @joshua - Thanks.  I'm going to try both.  Andrew, can you send me an email or tweet direct.  Where are you located ? 

    tweet me @billrockus

  • I have 3d printed clamps for carbon fiber tubes. I just finished a design that converts a standard DJI 450 to use CF tubes instead of the plastic arms. I have a printer, would gladly print some parts for you as I'm interested in doing the same thing - covering the printed parts with CF
  • @Bill,
    Trying using the official 3D Printing Service of CADDrones.com which is 3DHubs.com! You should be able to find someone local using that.
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    I don't have a 3D Printer, but I would like to print some parts.  Rather than build a 3d printed fuselage, I am using carbon fiber tubes and plates.  What I would like to do is print the tube clamps and other hardware on a 3D printer and reinforce them with CF/Epoxy.  I have used Shapeways before, but I would really like to find someone local who can do the printing for me.  I need fast turn around which I don't get from Shapeways.  

  • Awesome!

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